Financials have been down and out recently but the last two days they showed some resiliency in the face of broader selling.
The Bank Index looks set to turn higher.
Widening out the picture, since 2016, the rising rates shown on the $TNX chart have created sudden moves on the $DJUSBK index.
I posted an article in Don't Ignore This Chart Friday afternoon with this price chart of the TLT. If the TLT price is going to break down, sending yields higher, perhaps we can expect another surge in the US financial stocks.
About the author:Greg Schnell, CMT, is a Senior Technical Analyst at StockCharts.com specializing in intermarket and commodities analysis. Based in Calgary, he is a board member of the Canadian Society of Technical Analysts (CSTA) and the chairman of the CSTA Calgary chapter. He is an active member of both the Market Technicians Association (MTA) and the International Federation of Technical Analysts (IFTA).
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